One of the best ways to reach kids is through in-school programming and after-school activities. Those are the places where they spend the most time and go to grow and learn.
Start Strong found, however, that the in-school and after-school settings are very different places, each with their own unique set of opportunities and challenges. Even within a single school or community center, there can be differences among classrooms and individual coaches or teachers.
In this section, you’ll find tips for making the most of both the in-school and out-of-school settings and navigating the challenges inherent in each.